Actor Akshay Kumar has served a defamation discover to a YouTuber from Bihar, looking for Rs 500 crore in damages for making “false and baseless allegations” in opposition to him within the Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case.
Kumar, within the authorized discover despatched by means of legislation agency I C Authorized on November 17, mentioned Rashid Siddiquee, in his YouTube channel FF Information, has uploaded a number of defamatory, libelous and derogatory movies in opposition to him. The actor has sought an unconditional apology from the YouTuber, who has been booked by the Mumbai police in a separate defamation case, and likewise removing of objectionable movies from his channel.
“Our consumer (Kumar) states that due to your (Siddiquee’s) scandalous, defamatory and derogatory movies, he has suffered psychological trauma agony and large loss, together with lack of repute and goodwill, which our consumer quantifies at Rs 500 crore,” the discover mentioned.
“The mentioned movies make a number of false and baseless allegations in opposition to our consumer (Kumar) that he helped (actor) Rhea Chakraborty abscond to Canada, that our consumer had secret conferences with (Maharashtra minister) Aaditya Thackeray and the Mumbai police Commissioner to debate the loss of life case of Sushant Singh Rajput and so forth,” it mentioned.
“These movies are false, baseless, defamatory and have been deliberately revealed to mislead the general public and is only a low-cost publicity stunt,” the legislation agency mentioned within the discover.
“Our consumer is indignant and completely outraged on the public embarrassment, discomfort and nervousness he needed to face due to these false, scandalous and derogatory movies,” the discover mentioned.
The actor has requested Siddiquee to publish an unconditional apology, take down all of the movies the place references have been made relating to him and desist from importing such clips sooner or later. The discover mentioned if Siddiquee fails to answer the discover inside a interval of three days, the actor would provoke authorized proceedings in opposition to him.
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The Mumbai Police have individually filed a case in opposition to Siddiquee on costs of defamation, public mischief and intentional insult for his posts in opposition to the town police, Maharashtra authorities and minister Aaditya Thackeray.
Siddiquee was on November 3 granted anticipatory bail within the case by a Mumbai courtroom, which directed him to cooperate within the probe.
Rajput was discovered lifeless in his suburban Bandra condominium on June 14. Rhea Chakraborty, the late actor’s girlfriend, was arrested by the NCB in a drug case associated to Rajput’s loss of life. She is now out on bail.
Chakraborty and a few others additionally face prison conspiracy and abetment to suicide costs in reference to Rajput’s loss of life which is being probed by the CBI.
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